Canada’s Minister of Transport Pablo Rodriguez and Railway Association of Canada (RAC) President and CEO Marc Brazeau on Dec. 21 jointly announced a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that “reflects a shared vision of working toward net-zero emissions by 2050 and builds upon the meaningful progress made to date by the Canadian rail sector.”
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The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) on Dec. 20 released Rail Trends 2023, a rolling 10-year review of financial and statistical results.
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) on Nov. 29 announced the recipients of its 2023 Safety and Environmental Awards that recognize “excellence and innovation.”
VIA Rail Canada Inc. (VIA Rail) President and CEO Mario Péloquin says the federal government “should move toward giving VIA Rail trains formal right of way on the tracks over freight trains,”
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Oct. 18 reported that Andy Ash, retired Director of Dangerous Goods at the Railway Association of Canada (RAC), and 27 shippers have earned industry awards for their commitment to the safe transport of hazardous materials (hazmat).
The Railway Association of Canada (RAC) on Oct. 15 announced the first scholarship recipients from the proceeds of its Women in Rail 2023 conference, which took place in June.
Year-over-year, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions improved across Canadian rail operations, according to the latest Locomotive Emissions Monitoring (LEM) report from the Railway Association of Canada (RAC).
The Government of Quebec on Sept. 19 announced C$60 million in funding to maintain and improve the condition of rail transport infrastructure in Quebec.
A new Railway Association of Canada study, Strengthening All Links: Building More Resilient, Fluid Supply Chains in Canada (download below), provides “detailed insights and exceptional clarity into the complexity of modern supply chains and transit
Among the proposals included in the Canadian government’s 2023 budget, tabled March 28 by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland, are those slated to “strengthen Canada’s transportation systems and supply chain infrastructure,” such as the establishment of a Transportation Supply Chain Office and a temporary extension, on a pilot basis, of the interswitching limit in the prairie provinces “to strengthen rail competition.” Also proposed: investing C$210.0 million over five years in VIA Rail Canada.